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Master of Public Health
( Augusta University )

Institutional and Program Accreditation

Program accreditation: The MPH Program is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health

Augusta University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

General Information

Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC): NA   [ more information ]
Program / Degree Level: Graduate, Master's
Subject Area: Health-Related Knowledge and Skills
Program Website: http://www.augusta.edu/alliedhealth/cdhs/mph/

Full Description

The Master of Public Health program at Augusta University prepares public health leaders proficient in the application and dissemination of knowledge and skills to prevent disease, improve the delivery of health services, and promote the health of populations. 

The program attracts professionals from diverse clinical and non-clinical backgrounds, including medicine, nursing, allied health, business, finance, economics, engineering, and information systems. Graduates are prepared to be leaders in health care institutions, public health organizations, the pharmaceutical and information technology industries, and research institutions.

Concentrations:

Health Management 

Prepares professionals with an interdisciplinary knowledge base and skill set for administrative and leadership positions in the increasingly complex health care and public health sectors.

Health Informatics

Prepares professionals with requisite knowledge and skills to create, analyze, and manage information systems and technologies to improve public health practices and outcomes.

Environmental Health

Prepares public health leaders proficient in the application and dissemination of knowledge to address environmental & occupational health concerns, and promote community health.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Prepares professionals who provide leadership in a variety of community and public health programs and perform evidence-based research in the area of social and behavioral intervention.

The MPH program delivers approximately 90 percent of its content via online courses. The remaining 10 percent is delivered as on-campus courses which require the student to attend classes at the Augusta University Health Science Campus. At this time, Augusta University's MPH program does not offer sufficient on-campus course work for students with F-1 or J-1 student status to meet all study requirements. Augusta University will not issue a Certification of Eligibility for F-1 Academic Students (Form I-20) or J-1 Exchange Visitor, Student Category (Form DS-2019) for MPH program enrollment.


Delivery Format

The program is delivered primarily through Internet  

Campus Attendance Requirements

Limited campus visits.  A maximum of two campus visits required per term.

Application Information

Term Application Deadline
Fall May  01 
Spring Nov  01 
Summer NA    

Financial Aid: For information about cost and financial aid deadlines, please see the Cost & Financial Aid information for the program.

Technical Requirements

  • Computer with current operating system (Windows or Mac). Additional peripherals; Headphones, printer may be required.
  • High Speed Internet Access

Master of Public Health
( Augusta University )

Financial Aid

Master of Public Health
( Augusta University )

Credit Hours

Total Hours Required to Earn Degree/Certificate: 45-46 (semester hours)

Credit Transfer Policy

Special Credit Transfer Information

Master of Public Health
( Augusta University )

Admissions

GPA: Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

Minimum Degree Requirement: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

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Application Requirements

Application Deadlines

Fall May  01 
Spring Nov  01 
Summer NA    

Pre-Enrollment Advising

Name:  Yoon-Ho Seol, PhD
Email:  yseol@augusta.edu
Telephone:  706-721-7017

Master of Public Health
( Augusta University )

Projected Course Offerings

See current graduate course catalog for most current course offerings:

Health Informatics:
http://catalog.augusta.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=28&poid=4114

Health Management:
http://catalog.augusta.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=28&poid=4127

Environmental Health:
http://catalog.augusta.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=28&poid=4153&returnto=3432

Social & Behavioral Sciences:
http://catalog.augusta.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=28&poid=4166&returnto=3432

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